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Husqvarna TS 248G Troubleshooting

The Husqvarna TS 248G garden tractor was manufactured from 2019 to 2022. The Husqvarna TS248G tractor is powered by 44.3 cubic inches (726 cc) Kawasaki FR730V 4-cycle vertical-shaft V-twin cylinder air-cooled gasoline engine with a max power of 24 Hp (18 kW).

The engine has an internally vented carburetor with fuel shut-off solenoid, full pressure lubrication with spin-on oil filter, and electronic spark ignition. The riding mower is fitted with Tuff Torq K58 AA belt-driven hydrostatic transmission with infinite forward and reverse gears.

The maximum forward speed - 5.3 mph (8.5 km/h), maximum reverse speed - 2.9 mph (4.7 km/h). The Husqvarna TS 248G is equipped with a manual steering system, internal wet disc brakes, 16x6.50-6 front tires, and 22x9.50-12 rear tires. The tractor is compatible with a 48" mid-mount 3-blade side discharge mower deck with cutting height of 1.5-4.0 in (38-102 mm), electric blade engagement, 6 cut positions, central cutting height adjustment with spring-assisted, five anti-scalp wheels, and mechanical lifting system.

Engine Troubleshooting
Engine won't start or difficult to start
Empty fuel tank - Fill it up
Wrong fuel grade - Change gasoline
Air in fuel system - Bleed fuel system
Spark plug wiring connection is damaged - Check the spark plug wire connection, repair or replace
Damaged spark plug - Change spark plug
Clogged fuel filter - Fuel filter needs to be replaced
Brake pedal not depressed - Press the brake pedal
Carburetor problems - Carburetor diagnostics required
Engine has low compression - Check cylinder block and replace defective parts
Throttle cable is damaged or adjusted incorrectly - Change cable or adjust properly
Unstable engine running
Air intake screen is plugged - Clean and wash as required
Defective ignition - Inspect ignition system and change failed components
Throttle cable is stuck or faulty - Replace or clean the cable
Dirty air filter element - Change or service air filter
Fuel pump is dirty or defective - Service or change fuel pump
Engine starts but then shuts off
Spark plug is faulty - Install new spark plug
Defective or clogged carburetor - Service or repair carburetor
Defective ignition coil - Replace ignition coil as necessary
Valve springs are damaged or weak - New valve springs need to be installed
Valves sticking - Valves must be cleaned
Engine overheats
Low engine oil level - Checking oil level and add if necessary
Engine overloaded - Load reducing required
Cooling fins are blocked - Need to wash or clean
Too lean carburetor mixture - Adjust carburetor properly
Ignition timing is wrong - Ignition timing needs to be set properly
Valve setting is improper - Adjust valves correctly
Abnormal engine knocking or noise
Stale gasoline - Use proper fuel
Engine overloaded - Reduce engine load
Low engine oil level - Fill up the oil to required level
Low idle speed adjustment is incorrect - Correct the settings
Dirty or defective fuel pump - Clean or install new fuel pump
Main bearings or crankshaft failure - Need to install new components
Valve clearance is wrong - Need to adjust valve clearance
Damaged cylinder bore or piston rings - Change faulty components
Engine loses power
Clogged or improperly adjusted carburetor - Clean or correctly adjust carburetor
Plugged air filter - Service or replace air filter
Fuel pump is faulty or clogged - Clean or change fuel pump
Defective ignition system - Check ignition and replace faulty components
Defective cylinder head gasket - Replace the head gasket
Valves are stuck or burned - Service or change valves
Push rod is worn or bent - Push rod needs to be changed
Cylinder block components are worn - Replace defective components
Engine uses too much fuel
Choke did not open fully - Change or adjust choke cable
Incorrect adjustment of carburetor main jet - Adjust it properly
Faulty or loose spark plug - Tighten or replace spark plug
Stuck, worn, or burned valves - Replace or service valves
Sleeve, rings, or piston are damaged - Replace faulty parts
Valve clearance is wrong - Adjust valve clearance according to specifications
Excessive engine oil consumption
Worn seals or gaskets - Defective components must be replaced
Valve stems or guides are damaged - Valves replacement required
Damaged or seized piston rings - Change the piston rings as required
Cylinder liner or piston is damaged - Check piston and liner, replace as required
Breather hose or pipe is plugged - Replace or clean

Hydrostatic Transmission Troubleshooting
Excessive hydrostatic transmission noise
Worn or out of adjustment speed control linkage - Adjust or replace linkage
Transmission is under excessive load - Load needs to be reduced
Insufficient oil level or contaminated oil - Change transmission oil or top up to proper level
Damaged or worn components of hydrostatic transmission - Check internal transmission parts for damage or wear and replace if required
Hard to shift
Shift linkage is stuck or worn - Clean or replace linkage
Seized or worn hydrostatic pump - Repair or replace pump
Transmission shift control parts are damaged or misadjusted - Adjust properly or change
Loss of power
Transmission fluid insufficient - Need to add transmission fluid
Drive pulley is defective or worn - Replace pulley
Shift linkage is damaged or unadjusted - Adjust correctly or replace linkage
Speed control linkage is worn or unadjusted - Adjust or install new linkage
Transmission leaking
Worn transmission seals or gaskets - Replace seals or gaskets
Leaking final drive shaft - Install new shaft seals
Cracked transmission housing - Replace damage housing or transmission assembly

Mower Deck Troubleshooting
Excessive mower vibration
Mower deck drive sheave is clogged or worn - Service or replace sheave
Drive belt is defective or loose - Install a new belt or adjust belt tension
Bent or unbalanced mower blades - Change or balance blades
Blade bolts are not tightened well - Tighten it fast
Discharge chute keeps clogging
Fast ground speed - Use a slower speed
Long grass - Need to set low cutting height
Engine is running at too low speed - Adjust carburetor to higher rpm
Mower deck set to low cutting - Must be set to high cutting height
Improper drive belt installation - Drive belt must be installed correctly
Lawn mower leaving uncut grass
Cutting deck clogging - Mower deck needs to be cleaned
Blades are too dull - Need to sharpen the blades
Worn or damaged blades - Install new blades
Mowing speed is too high - Need to slow down
Mower cuts too low - Adjust mower to higher cutting height
Filled grass bag - Remove grass from bag
Blade scalped grass
Bumpy or unleveled lawn - Lawn needs to be leveled
Mower cuts too low - Must be set to high cutting height
Mowing speed is too high - Select a lower speed
Improperly leveled mower deck - Level the deck properly
Worn or bent blades - Install new blades
Low tire inflation - Inflate tires correctly
Mower deck to cut unevenly
Tires are not properly inflated - Check and inflate the tires
Improper mower deck level - Adjust the level of mower deck correctly
Blades are excessively dull - Need to sharpen the blades
Damaged or worn blades - Replace the blades
Discharge chute is plugged - Mower deck needs to be cleaned
Deck shell is damaged - Replace or repair the deck
Mower spindle is loose or defective - Spindle needs to be repaired or replaced

Electrical Troubleshooting
Battery is not charging
Corroded or loose electrical wire connections - Service or tighten cable connections
Battery terminal clamps are faulty - Change terminal clamps
Worn-out battery - Battery change required
Starter cranks slow
Battery capacity is low - Battery is drained, charge it
Battery will not hold charge - Service or change the battery
Battery cables are disconnected or terminals are faulty - Check cables and service or change terminals
Starter is not cranking
Battery is discharged or worn - Recharge or replace battery
Battery cables are disconnected or improperly connected - Inspect cables and connect properly
Low battery power - Charge the battery
Faulty or incorrectly gapped spark plug - Clean and gap or replace
Defective solenoid or starter motor - Starter/solenoid should be replaced



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